Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Salary

A Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist earns an average salary of $195,745 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$60,820 - $328,295
$61K
$200K
$330K
MEDIAN: $195,745
10%
50%
90%

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$11.00 - $110.00
$75
MEDIAN: $75.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$60,820 - $328,295  
   
Bonus
$29,479  
Total Pay (?
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$50,147 - $346,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$75.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$29,479  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,147 - $346,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist

  • Administer routine eye exams.
  • Prescribe eye care and surgeries as needed.
  • Diagnose and medically treat any eye disorders and diseases.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $202,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $215,000 based on 16 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $200,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$196,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 29%